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Carter G. Woodson
(1875-1950) born on
Dec 19
US historian, editor. He opened and popularized the long-neglected field of black studies to scholars and also popularized; wrote "The African Background Outlined," 1936.
The educational system of a country is worthless unless it [revolutionizes the social order]. Men of scholarship, and prophetic insight, must show us the right way and lead us into light which is shining brighter and brighter.

Truth comes to us from the past, then, like gold washed down from the mountains.
Truth must be dug up from the past and presented to the circle of scholastics in scientific form and then through stories and dramatizations that will permeate our educational system.
We need workers, not leaders. Such workers will solve the problems which race leaders talk about.
In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent. It constrains men to recognize it.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
R: "Story of the Negro Retold," 1935.
A: "The Mis-education of the Negro," 1933.
N: "The Mis-education of the Negro," 1933.
K: "Negro Makers of HIstory," 1928.

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